Salem Food Tours  Fall 2012

Welcome October!

Salem is synonymous with Halloween – there is no better place to celebrate!  Salem is also home to an amazing spice trade history.   Walk through our historic streets and tempt your tastebuds with a devilishly delicious taste of Salem on one of our upcoming Food Tours.Week of October 1st: 
  • Wednesday October 3rd 
  • Saturday October 6th 
If you would like to participate in these or any other date, click herePhoto: local honey, Salem Spice – scroll down to read more. 

In gratitude: Scent
75% of what we taste is due to sense of smellAs you sample some of Salem’s best foods, visit our Farmers Market, or prepare your favorite homemade dish, remember that approximately 75% of what we call taste is actually due to our sense of smell. We welcome our latest Partner, Salem’s Aroma Sanctum, whose incredible collection of essential oils brings the power of scents to life!  

Salem’s wonderful resources and B&Bs

Visting Salem or have visitors and want to take advantage of all Salem has to offer? Visit our Local Resource list.

From elegant Bed and Breakfasts to the Arts, we hope you

If you are planning on staying in Salem at any one of our B&B friends, please let us know when you make your reservation for a Tour!


Featured Tour Partner:
Salem Spice/The Picklepot75 Wharf Street, Pickering Wharf, Salem, MASalem Spice provides quality products and know-how on historic Pickering Wharf: 
Salem Spice is your source for culinary spices, sauces, marinades, rubs, teas and cooking supplies.  We are located on Pickering Wharf in Salem Massachusetts, where the spice trade in the North American continent began.  We have over 300 spices and teas which can be all ordered online and delivered to your front door.” – David Bowie, Proprietor, Salem Spice, located within The Picklepot. Spices, seasonings and more – a world of spices – at Salem Spice!

Ghost Chilies – one of the hottest chilies in the world – at Salem Spice.

A wealth of information on spices, marinades and more – stop in to see David at Salem Spice to answer your seasoning questions.

TIP: Salem Spice is a great resource when making that fall pie or thinking about your upcoming holiday season dinners! 

Dig In for Great Bites

Due to popular demand, we will be offering our Vegan Food Tour on a regular basis. Visit our website, which has the most up to date information on our Tours, as well as our Facebook page.

We are also pleased to welcome our newest Tour Partners – Flying Saucer Pizza Company (their AMAZING veggie pizza is shown here!) as well as Aroma Sanctum.  Flying Saucer sources local toppings and features regular and vegan cheeses, hand-tossed doughs.

Click here to view all our wonderfully delicious Tour Partners

Food Tours:

Bring your visiting guests!Salem Food Tours are the perfect excursion for locals and guests alike, where they will learn about Salem’s history and culture.  while doing tastings at some of Salem’s best shops and restaurants. We highly encourage reserving early – especially during the busy fall season.

Did you know?
 In 1797, Captain Jonathan Carnes arrived in Salem Harbor with his ship loaded in pepper from Sumatra which provided him with a 700% profit and started the spice trade which remained centered in Salem for over 50 years.